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Field Manager

JOB SUMMARY

Company Innovations f...
Industry NGO/IGO/INGO
Category Data Manageme...
Location Tamale
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary
Education Bachelor̵...
Experience 2 years
Job Expires Dec 23, 2022
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Company Profile

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a United States-based non-profit organization dedicated to discovering, and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems. IPA designs, rigorously evaluate and refines these solutions and their applications together with decision-makers to ensure that the evidence created is used to  improve opportunities for the world’s poor.

Job Description

  • Reports to: Research Associate 
  • Length of Commitment: 1 (renewable) 
  • Desired start date: 1st February, 2023 
  • Deadline to apply: Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis

Summary
IPA is looking to recruit Field Manager(s) to manage field activities on a new research project. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the above position.

Position Summary

  • The Field Manager will work closely with the Research Associate and will oversee the adequate execution of all field-based data collection activities. The Field Manager will perform the following responsibilities:
  • Recruitment, training, and supervision of Field teams during field surveys; Development of training manuals for all data collection activities; Managing finances and tracking field expenditures; Assisting with data reconciliation and management; Piloting and developing instruments with the Research Associate;
  • Manage and track survey and intervention equipment used in the field;
  • Accurately evaluate the performance of field staff during recruitment, training and data collection; Adhere to all IPA survey protocols and ensure field teams also do same; Report all concerns and issues immediately to the Research Associate;
  • Promptly respond to contact from the Research Associate or other IPA staff;
  • Be responsible for maintaining good relations with IPA, its employees, partner organizations and project participants;
  • Perform other work-related duties that may be assigned.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum educational qualification of HND in Economics, Statistics or related field. Bachelor’s degree is preferred;
  • Project management experience, as well as experience supervising, designing and implementing
  • data collection and managing large teams of enumerators/surveyors is preferred;
  • Fluency in English and at least one of the dominant languages in the survey sites;
  • Experience in field data collection is a plus;
  • Excellent management, communication and organizational skills;
  • Experience working in an international NGO is a plus.

How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the online application form by clicking the link below:
https://ipaghana.surveycto.com/collect/fm_applicationform_2023Tm?caseid=

Please take note of the following instructions:

  • This position is only open to Ghanaian nationals
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until suitable candidates are found
  • Your CV is required to complete the application form.
  • Incomplete applications or applications not completed through the web-form will not be
  • considered.
  • Due to high volume of applications received, IPA will only contact shortlisted candidates.


DISCLAIMER: Please note that IPA will never require monetary compensation as part of its application process. Any requests for monetary compensation by persons claiming to be IPA employees or persons claiming to represent IPA should be disregarded and reported.Please direct questions to jobsghana@poverty-action.org.

 
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